Subject: Re: usefulnes of /usr/games??
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From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/12/2005 10:25:04
On Mon, 12 Sep 2005, segv wrote:

> Just out of interest, does anyone find /usr/games useful? Personally I can't
> imagine anyone who would want to use them on regular basis. Yeah, I know you
> can set a variable in mk.conf and the build system won't build any games, but
> if nobody uses them, what's the point of keeping them in the source tree in the
> first place?

I play the games on occasion and enjoy them, myself. I used to be hooked
on rogue/hack/nethack and mille. I figure there are others who are the

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
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